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Cryptocurrency Update: Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and Bitcoin Crosses $3,000 on Coindesk Index

Morgan Stanley says Bitcoin Needs Government Regulation to Rise Further Morgan Stanley made headlines this week when it said that the “rapid appreciation” of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, like Ethereum, had “elicited many inbound phone calls to both our banks and tech teams” as the gains continue to pique the interest of prospective investors. The [...]

By | 2017-06-17T10:12:23+00:00 June 16th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Cryptocurrency Update: Steemit, Factom and $1 Million per Bitcoin

Western Union Speaks on Coinbase Pilot Integration David Thompson, the CTO of global remittance giant Western Union, took the stage at MoneyConf 2017 in Madrid, Spain to speak about his outlook on digital currency and announced a pilot program with Coinbase. Western Union’s view is that digital currencies need to be regulated and integrated into [...]

By | 2017-06-09T08:32:35+00:00 June 9th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

3 Takeaways from the Vancouver International Metal Writers Conference

I took a long break from presenting at investment conferences, during the extended correction in precious metals. Attendance at these shows had dropped considerably and there just wasn't much to be excited about. But prices for gold and silver have started moving higher over the past two years. Gold is up 22% from the December 2015 [...]

By | 2017-06-05T23:54:50+00:00 June 5th, 2017|bitcoin, Gold & Silver Commentary|

5 Reasons to Buy Gold and Bitcoin

Gold and Bitcoin are two of my favorite investments. Here are 5 reasons why I believe both are headed much higher over the next few years: #1 War and Political Instability Despite running on a non-interventionist foreign policy, President Trump appears to be escalating tensions around the globe. He fired over 50 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian army [...]

By | 2017-04-27T12:24:20+00:00 April 27th, 2017|bitcoin, Gold & Silver Commentary|

How to Get Rich Investing in Bitcoin and Emerging Cryptocurrencies

While I remain bullish on precious metals and believe that prices are headed much higher, it has been my cryptocurrency investments that have generated the most excitement (and profits) lately. Precious metals and cryptocurrencies are complementary assets that share many philosophical/political similarities, so I think investors should consider owning both. Let's put the 'gold vs. [...]

By | 2017-04-14T18:50:49+00:00 April 14th, 2017|bitcoin|

Bitcoin Step Aside, Dash Hits $100, Up 2,500% in 2017

Bitcoin has climbed to a new record high in 2017 above $1,250. Notably, the price of bitcoin is now higher than the price of one ounce of gold. But the cryptocurrency Dash is the stealing the spotlight. While bitcoin is up 200% year to date in 2017, the price of dash is up 2,500% from less [...]

By | 2017-03-26T23:08:54+00:00 March 15th, 2017|bitcoin|

Bitcoin Price Doubles in the Past 4 Months to Overtake Gold

As of March 2nd, 2017, one bitcoin is now worth more than one ounce of gold. The price of bitcoin recently made a new all-time high at $1,295, having doubled in just over 4 months! We had anticipated that one bitcoin would be worth more than one ounce of gold at some point in 2017. However, [...]

By | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|bitcoin, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Bitcoin Rockets to Multi-Year High of $1,222 as Winklevoss ETF Nears SEC Decision

Bitcoin was one of the best performing assets that you could own during 2016. The price rocketed from $428 to $968, an advance of 126%. It has since continued higher and just hit its second highest price ever at $1,132 today. In fact, bitcoin has topped $1,000 for the longest stretch in history over the past two weeks! [...]

By | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|bitcoin|

Bitcoin Moonshots to $1,150, Doubling in Past Six Months

Bitcoin was the best performing currency in 2016. It was likely the best performing asset that you could have bought. It was trading at just $550 six months ago and is now trading at $1,150, with the price more than doubling since August. Over the Summer, I wrote the following to our premium members: Lastly, [...]

By | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 January 4th, 2017|bitcoin|